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Encyclopedic dictionary of the sciences of language

Encyclopedic dictionary of the sciences of language

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Linguistics -- Encyclopedias.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Oswald Ducrot and Tzvetan Todorov.
    ContributionsDucrot, Oswald., Todorov, Tzvetan.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii,380p. :
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22588487M
    ISBN 100801828570

    The term covers both encyclopedias themselves and related genres in which comprehensiveness is a notable feature. For example, the Scottish publisher Blackie selected the edition of Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language as the basis for a dictionary to be prepared by the mathematician John Ogilvie. The illustrations were augmented, and the entry and definition coverage expanded to include Americanisms, slang, and colloquialisms. Vocabulary limited to technical projects, specific settings or even slang or humor result in specialized dictionaries to support its use. Webster rejected many of the more conservative spellings in Johnson and established for AmE forms like honor, color not honour, coloura different pattern for spelling inflected forms traveler, traveling, traveled, not traveller, travelling, travelled, etc.

    Encyclopedism is an outlook that aims to include a wide range of knowledge in a single work. While often organized alphabetically, some encyclopedias were not. It serves to recall that knowledge has unity," according to Lewis Shore, editor of Collier's Encyclopedia. Because of its descriptive approach among other thingsWebster's Third created even more consternation among conservatives in the midc than Noah Webster 's break with British tradition over a century earlier, and it failed to gain universal acceptance. The most popular edition, however, was the third, published by Thomas Nelson inthree years after Easton's death. Encyclopedic dictionaries can be general, containing articles on topics in many different fields; or they can specialize in a particular field, such as Art, Biography, Law, Medicine, or Philosophy.

    Beyond these mainstream products are a multidue of specialities, such as products for the fiercely competitive ELT market that has developed since the Second World Warthe complex range of bilingual publications for English and the world's significant languages, and special-interest works relating to etymology and word histories, dialects and regional varieties, technical subjects e. Three detailed indices, in Spanish, French, and German in the second volume of the dictionary, are referenced numerically according to the English order, and allow the user to find a word in any of the languages. The terms have not simply been translated. Of course, the question of how to structure the entries, and how much information to include, are among the core issues in organizing reference books.


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Translation Dictionary The translation dictionary allows users to look up a word in one language and find its corresponding word in another language. Jan W. This extensively expanded and thoroughly revised new edition of the highly acclaimed original text provides a uniquely userfriendly and clearly written tool for navigating the latest terminology, concepts, theories, applications, and technology in these dynamic disciplines.

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This article includes a list of referencesrelated reading or external linksbut its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. Bailey's Universal Etymological English Dictionary gave English a one-volume reference dictionary of some 40, entries that was strong on bookish and technical vocabulary, weak in definition and semantic coverage, up-to-date in spelling, and provided the accepted etymologies of its day.

A faceted classification is a classification scheme used in organizing knowledge into a systematic order. For example, the distinctive jargon of inner-city youth is found in the urban dictionary while a surgical word dictionary contains surgery's precise technical language.

Compared to an encyclopedia, the encyclopedic dictionary offers ease of use, through summarized entries and in some cases more entries of separate terms; and often reduced size, and the reduced publishing and purchase cost that implies.

Professional dictionaries such as medical or legal dictionaries provide the terminology specific to those career fields. Such cooperation could lead to a succession of related works over many decades.

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It will be valuable in libraries' reference collections and can also be used as a source for further reading in biology courses. The term dictionary preceded encyclopedia in common usage by about two centuries.

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However, such comprehensive works were costly and difficult to produce, and to keep current; and the detailed entries were not ideal for some reference uses.

Historically, the term has been used to refer to any encyclopedic reference book that is, one comprehensive in scopewhich was organized alphabetically, as with the familiar dictionary. Jump to navigation Jump to search Not to be confused with Dictionary or Encyclopedia. By the 5th edition init had grown to about 17, items and in was revised and further enlarged by John Kersey.

Encyclopedic Dictionary While the general dictionary and even the specialized dictionary limit themselves to succinct definitions, the encyclopedic dictionary expands definitions in a fashion similar to an encyclopedia. By the 18th century, scientific authority began to displace religious authority, and the disciplines of alchemy and astrology lost scientific credibility.

They may also be organized around a particular academic, cultural, ethnic, or national perspective. Worcester, established his own dictionary-publishing venture in Boston, and produced in his Comprehensive Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary, which went through several editions, and was closer to the Johnsonian tradition.

The term covers both encyclopedias themselves and related genres in which comprehensiveness is a notable feature. This interdisciplinary collection provides a basis for understanding the concepts and methods within global studies and for accessing lengthier and more technical research in the field.

When Ogilvie died inCharles Annandale began to edit a revision, which was published in —3. The principal English-language encyclopaedic dictionary of the nineteenth century was the seven-volume in 14 eponymous work by Robert Hunter —published by Cassell in —88, and reprinted many times up toincluding as the mass-circulation Lloyd's Encyclopaedic Dictionary.

While often organized alphabetically, some encyclopedias were not. Encyclopedic dictionaries can be general, containing articles on topics in many different fields; or they can specialize in a particular field, such as art, biography, law, medicine, or philosophy.Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Sciences of Language Paperback – Sep 1 by Oswald Ducrot (Author), Tzvetan Todorov (Author), Catherine Porter (Translator) & See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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